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WINDMILL PLANE TEST

Windmill Plane Test (1926)

Test flight of an early type of helicopter.

FINE FEATHERS - POULTRY SHOW IN WESTMINSTER

Fine Feathers - Poultry Show In Westminster (1945)

Poultry Show is held in Westminster, London.

TAKE YOUR HATS OFF - LIFEBOATMEN

Take Your Hats Off - Lifeboatmen (1922)

Launching of new Lifeboat in Appledore in Dorset.

AMERICAN TROTTERS

American Trotters (1920)

Sale of imported horses in Edgware, London.

WORLD'S SMALLEST RAILWAY CLOSES

World's Smallest Railway Closes (1940-1949)

Various shots of the world's smallest railway.

THE GREAT KUMBH FAIR

The Great Kumbh Fair (1927)

Crowds gather in the streets in Hardwar for a procession of elephants and...

THE QUAINTEST PLANE YET

The Quaintest Plane Yet (1929)

The 'tailless' aeroplane takes to the sky in Germany.

JUST LIKE NOTTINGHAM

Just Like Nottingham (1926)

Heavy rain in Manchester stops first day's play in the fourth test.

FIRE FOAM DEMONSTRATION

Fire Foam Demonstration (1969)

Demonstration of new type of firefighting foam in Basildon, London.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 653 - reel 2 of 2 - MOROCCO

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 653 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Morocco (1967)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for story...

"Every Mongrel Has His Day!" (1932)

Pet dogs and their owners collect licences - lots of lovely doggy...

GRAND NATIONAL SUNDAY AT AINTREE

Grand National Sunday At Aintree (1938)

Crowds of people visit Aintree racecourse on Grand National...

GAINSBOROUGH'S GREAT DAY

Gainsborough's Great Day (1927)

Tollbridge opened in Lincolnshire.

WHILE THE MINES ARE IDLE

While The Mines Are Idle (1921)

During the coal strike the miners race and show their pit ponies to win...

BARNET FAIR

Barnet Fair (1922)

Horses on show at the Barnet Fair, Greater London.

COSTER DONKEY SHOW aka LORD MAYOR AT COSTER DONKEY SHOW

Coster Donkey Show AKA Lord Mayor At Coster Donkey Show (1926)

Lord Mayor of Liverpool presents...

THE HARE WINS!

The Hare Wins! (1940)

Two dogs set off to catch a hare - entertainment for an Australian crowd. Hare...

INDIA SEES ECLIPSE

India Sees Eclipse (1952)

In Delhi, over million Hindus assemble for the solar eclipse festival.

PANDA IN CAGE aka UNITY AT LAST

Panda In Cage AKA Unity At Last (1946)

Unity the panda in cage at London Zoo.

B 29 A-BOMB CARRIERS

B 29 A-Bomb Carriers (1946)

American bomber plane B 29 Flying Fortress adapted as robot plane for atomic...

WALL OF DEATH

Wall Of Death (1950-1959)

Daredevil antics in Russia as riders attempt the Wall of Death

 ELEPHANTS CROSS THE ALPS

Elephants Cross The Alps (1959)

Procession of elephants cross mountains of the Alps.

HORSEMEN OF HORTOBAGY

Horsemen Of Hortobagy (1966)

Hungarian horsemen tame and ride wild horses at Hortobagy, Hungary.

WAR GARDENS' SPLENDID YIELD

War Gardens' Splendid Yield (1914-1918)

Celebration of harvest in war gardens. Leyton, Greater London.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 436 - reel 2 of 2 - MOULTON BICYCLES aka BICYCLE OF THE...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 436 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Moulton Bicycles AKA Bicycle Of The... (1963)

Cuts...

THE ROCKET 'PLANE COMING?

The Rocket 'plane Coming? (1932)

A new rocket device which comes gently back to Earth is tested in...

LIVERPOOL HORSE PARADE

Liverpool Horse Parade (1930)

People come out to see a parade of decorated horses in the streets of...

"It Won't Burn" AKA It Wont Burn (1933)

Inventor Major Robert Van Rolleghem demonstrates his plane...

"Hounds Hard And Horses Healthy" (1930)

Hounds and huntsmen of the Quorn set out to catch a fox.

"For Those In Peril On The Sea ..." (1931)

New lifeboat is launched in front of large crowd at...

THE LINCOLNSHIRE HANDICAP

The Lincolnshire Handicap (1938)

Phakos, the favourite, wins the Lincolnshire Handicap.

NATIONAL HUNT STEEPLECHASE AT CHELTENHAM

National Hunt Steeplechase At Cheltenham (1938)

Scenes at the Cheltenham racecourse where St George...

AIR CONFERENCE DELEGATES

Air Conference Delegates (1920)

Air Conference Delegates look at the state of the art aeroplanes at...

FARM SHOW

Farm Show (1921)

An item about the Royal Agricultural Society's Annual Show in Derby and the various...

QUEER PLAYMATES

Queer Playmates (1933)

Children ride on the back of an alligator and then two alligators roll down a...

MR BALDWIN

Mr Baldwin (1929)

Stanley Baldwin opens new Geology Laboratory in Liverpool, Merseyside.

WATERLOO CUP aka BLUE RIBAND OF THE LEASH

Waterloo Cup AKA Blue Riband Of The Leash (1922)

Hare coursing in Altcar, Lancashire.

THE BIRD MACHINE

The Bird Machine (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for THE BIRD MACHINE in G 1235

BRITAINS BIGGEST aka BRITAIN'S BIGGEST

Britains Biggest AKA Britain's Biggest (1926)

Lady Salvidge opens Liverpool's new improved power...

FLAMINGO ROUND UP aka FLAMINGO ROUNDUP

Flamingo Round Up AKA Flamingo Roundup (1959)

Flamingos in Rhone Delta are rounded up to be studies...

CHICHESTER SAILS HOME

Chichester Sails Home (1967)

Francis Chichester sails home after voyage round the world. Plymouth,...

GERMANY - INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL FAIR AT HANOVER

Germany - International Industrial Fair At Hanover (1969)

Heavy construction machinery on display...

THORNEY ISLAND - HELICOPTER DISPLAY aka THIRD INTERNATIONAL HELICOPTER MEETING

Thorney Island - Helicopter Display AKA Third International Helicopter Meeting (1969)

International...

MARCONI'S FUNERAL

Marconi's Funeral (1937)

Large state funeral for Italian inventor Marconi.

 TITANIC DISASTER

Titanic Disaster (1911-1912)

Film which claims to be the Titanic setting sail. Shots of relatives and...

DEATH JUMP - EIFFEL TOWER

Death Jump - Eiffel Tower (1912)

Franz Reichelt shows off his new parachute by leaping to his death.

NEW VILLAGE FOR KELANTAN

New Village For Kelantan (1953)

Malaysian village with traditional houses on stilts.

SCULPTOR AT PARIS ZOO

Sculptor At Paris Zoo (1946)

Sculptor Aldo Bartoletti makes a statue of a Chimpanzee from life. Great...

FRANCE 46/47 WINTER

France 46/47 Winter (1947)

Heavy snow scenes in Paris and of train snow ploughs clearing routes through...

FAMINE IN BENGAL

Famine In Bengal (1940-1949)

Disturbing images of the famine in Bengal, India.